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Ukraine's government does not plan to extend an entry ban for foreign nationals, which is in effect until September 28.

"The decision is not planned to be extended, it will cease to be in effect," a source in the government told UNIAN.

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  • On August 26, 2020, the Cabinet extended the adaptive quarantine across Ukraine until November 1.
  • Then the government imposed a temporary entry ban for foreigners from August 29 until September 28, with a number of exceptions for certain categories of foreign nationals.
  • One of such exceptions was reportedly made for Belarusian citizens fleeing amid unrest in their country.
  • Late on Thursday, August 27, the Cabinet declared that the borders would be shut a day earlier, from midnight on August 28.